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FPC Boynton, Pratt Hall
Florida Highwaymen Art Show & Sale
Meet several of the highly acclaimed original Florida Highwaymen landscape artists. Live painting demonstration and presentation. Rare opportunity to purchase original works. Sponsored by The Boynton Beach Historical Society and the Boynton Woman’s Club
Time & Location
Jan 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
FPC Boynton, Pratt Hall, 235 SW 6th Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33435, USA
About the Event
The Boynton Woman’s Club and the Boynton Beach Historical Society proudly present an Art Show and Sale featuring the original Florida Highwaymen artists and their works.
At least five of the twenty-six original Highwaymen will be present to display, sell and speak about their work. There will be a live painting demonstration by one of the artists as well. The artists tentatively scheduled to attend are Curtis Arnett, Al Black, Mary Ann Carroll, Issac Knight, and Doretha Hair Truesdell.
~Meet several of the highly acclaimed original Florida Highwaymen landscape artists. ~Live painting demonstration and presentation. ~Rare opportunity to purchase original works. ~The Boynton Beach Historical Society and the Boynton Woman’s Club are pleased to offer the 2020 Florida Highwaymen Art Show poster, featuring Fire Sky by Harold Newton, for a $10 donation. The numbered, collectible poster is limited to an edition of 100. Proceeds help defray the cost of the Show. ~FREE Parking ~Free Admission
The Florida Highwaymen are a group of African American painters from Fort Pierce, Florida area, who produced paintings of Florida landscapes beginning in the late 1950’s. They traveled the backroads of Florida during a pivotal time when segregation kept them from displaying their work in galleries and had them, instead, peddling stacks of their paintings to shop owners, residents and tourists alike, door-to-door, at times selling from the trunks of their cars on A1A and US1. Boynton Beach featured in their travels and their original art can be seen on the walls of many local businesses such as Oyer, Macoviak and Associates Insurance Agency, Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, the Boynton Woman’s Club and in our local Banks.